Did the churches compete with cult groups?

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Why should we talk of "cult-groups"? Our dictionaries do not recognize the term. It is not a good translation for any ancient one. Presumably then we are devising it for modern ends. Our tidy minds, no doubt, seek an analogy for the churches.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEarly Christianity and classical culture
Subtitle of host publicationcomparative studies in honor of Abraham J. Malherbe
EditorsJohn T. Fitzgerald, Thomas H. Olbricht, L. Michael White
Place of PublicationLeiden, The Netherlands
PublisherKoninklijke Brill NV
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9004130225
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Publication series

NameSupplements to Novum Testamentum
PublisherKoninklijke Brill NV
ISSN (Print)0167-9732


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